Chances are, you are/were a Boy Scout or know someone who was in Boy Scouts or know someone whose brother was in Boy Scouts. For the past century, Boy Scouts of America (BSA) has shaped the life of thousands of American boys. Now, that may be changing in some Christian circles. Why? Back in May, the Boy Scouts of America changed a 103-year-old policy to allow members and leaders of any sexual orientation. Christians and other conservatives were astonished, despite the fact that the BSA still maintains “a longstanding policy against any discussions of sexuality within the organization.” People who have generations … Continue reading A Bigger Vision Than Our Own Holy Huddle
Often during the Christmas season (we have been using the term “Advent” on this blog) people feel a genuine desire to give more. From a secular standpoint, the point of Christmas is to be kinder, gentler, peaceful, and, of course, more generous. In the same way, some Christians reduce Christmas to set of principles and morals to heed. It is important to give. As Randy Alcorn has said, “The only antidote to materialism is giving.” If you want to avoid the plague of accumulation and the desire for stuff, give. Jesus even said, “It is more blessed to give than to … Continue reading Why Should I Be Generous?